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Morning Rush Detox Smoothie

January 7, 2018

Loaded with digestion-boosting, metabolism-revving, colon cleansing, inflammation-soothing, blood-sugar-regulating, enzymes, antioxidant phytochemicals, and fiber. Holistic Nutritionist Dana Green Remedios, RHN, RNCP has a passion for helping others break through their blocks to greater health, wealth, and happiness, working with transformational mind-body tools. The Vancouver-based educator and coach answers your questions in English, French, and Spanish as a Specialist working in the Product Information Department at Flora, and is a regular contributor to the FloraHealthy blog.

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Pesto Pizza Featuring Flora’s Extra Virgin Olive Oil

December 14, 2017

I almost never have fresh herbs on hand. But I whipped this pesto up with a spinach base and it was so good. In your blender goes: 2 cloves garlic 1 c fresh spinach 2 tbsp. Flora extra virgin olive oil 2 tbsp. walnuts 1/2 tsp sea salt 1 tsp. lemon juice 2 tbsp. nutritional yeast Spread on your favorite pizza dough, add toppings of your choice—I went with roasted tomatoes and almond-based ricotta cheese—and bake as directed. Enjoy!   Rebecca…

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Holiday Cooking With Our Line of Premium Culinary Oils

December 12, 2017

Food is often the centerpiece of holiday get-togethers. So to help your table stand out as the merriest—and tastiest—try our premium line of organic culinary oils. They are the perfect holiday gift for the cook in your life, even if that person just so happens to be you. From the everyday to the exotic, our line of premium culinary oils has you covered. Our unfiltered and unrefined Pumpkin Oil (US/CA) is perfect for drizzling over this tasty butternut squash soup….

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Education Fitness Lifestyle

MCTs: An Introduction

December 10, 2017

Omega Sport+™ (US/CA) is a fantastic oil blend that features a unique good kind of fat called medium-chain triglycerides, or MCTs for short. MCTs and omega fatty acids have different physical chemistries. Other oil molecules need to go through a complex digestion process, but MCTs take a shortcut. MCTs are more easily mixed with water or other liquids. They have a different shape and a shorter number of molecules. Thus, they get absorbed easily into the bloodstream from the gut; they…

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Vegan Omega 3+6+9 & Easy Ways to Incorporate Them into Your Meals

November 2, 2017

Where has October gone?!! Don’t you feel like you were just planning for Thanksgiving and the fall season? And now, October’s almost done, Christmas decorations are stocked on store shelves, and almost all of the autumn colored leaves have fallen. Time is flying by so quickly! Thanksgiving is now long gone, and my heart mate and I are longing for another long weekend we can spend together on the couch! You may have seen that I’m currently following an 80% raw diet….

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Upgrade Your Smoothie with Our Vitamin-Packed Smoothie Boosters

October 17, 2017

Let’s face it: modern life needs smoothies. They’re a great way to make sure you’re getting everything you need for your body all in one delicious sip. While smoothies can be the saving grace you need for the quick pre-work breakfast or post-workout refuel, you may not be helping yourself out as much as you think if you’re not putting the right stuff in there. Our smoothie boosters are here to help! Using our organic Red Beet Crystals (US/CA), our…

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Education

Pregnancy & Infant Loss Awareness Month

October 15, 2017

It is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness month. Women’s health topics are becoming easier to talk about, and that’s wonderful, because pregnancy and birth are topics so complex, we still do not always understand why they turn out the way they do. Once pregnant, having the healthiest possible pregnancy—and the healthiest baby—is top of mind for mothers-to-be, and makes many of us hungry for knowledge. If we lose a pregnancy or a child, that can leave a hole behind and…

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Say Hi to the NEWEST Member of Our Award-Winning Omega Oil Line

October 10, 2017

There is arguably no busier time of the year than fall. From back-to-school to back-to-back holidays and getting back into the swing of things after the yearly summer-slow-down, it can be hard to make sure you’re doing all the things you need in order to be your best self. So we decided to fix that. Whether you’re an athlete in training, supermom on the go, or just your everyday health-aware human, Omega Sport+ (US/CA) is an omega oil here to help you…

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Get Cooking With Our Premium Organic Culinary Oils!

October 3, 2017

Pumpkin spice lattes may be the undisputed king of fall flavors, but we all know they aren’t exactly the best for you. So if you’re looking to get a taste of the season, but still want to keep in line with your healthy self, we’ve got just the thing to help you embrace October. Say hello to our new fave: Pumpkin Seed Oil (US/CA)! Besides being straight delicious drizzled over everything from a seasonal butternut squash soup or mixed into…

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Education Family

Where Have All the Swimmers Gone?

September 25, 2017

Sperm counts in men in Western countries have dropped by more than 50% in the last 40 years. A review and meta-analysis that included 43,000 men from North America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand found that between 1973 and 2011, sperm counts have dropped by 52%. Men in South America, Asia, and Africa did not see any significant decline. Why is this happening? The authors commented that “sperm count and other semen parameters have been plausibly associated with multiple environmental…

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Fitness

Fuel Your Adventure with Omega Sport+

September 18, 2017

Omega Sport+ ™ (US/CA) is Flora’s latest oil blend creation. With classics like Udo’s Oil 3·6·9 Blend (US/CA) and newer formulations like 7 Sources (US) for vegan EPA and DHA, we knew that another oil blend would really have to bring something exciting and new to the table. Flora has been proud to sponsor various athlete ambassadors and trail races over the years and we wanted to iterate on a sport blend that was multi-faceted and not just providing fat for fuel….

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Education Family

Brain Fuel for Going Back to School

August 31, 2017

Should we consider what our children eat as brain fuel for learning? Absolutely! Leading nutritional researchers are learning more every day about the power healthy foods have on growing bodies. A healthy diet and the right supplements can help to build a better brain and a stronger immune system. Frequent colds, anxiety, and low energy are becoming common symptoms in children. It’s easy to forget how stressful school can be for most kids, and a stressed body needs extra nutrients. As…

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